Howard County Bird Club

A Chapter of the Maryland Ornithological Society (MOS)


Field Trip: Saturday, November 14, 2009

Trip Leader: Ott, Bonnie

Date of Trip: Saturday, November 14, 2009

Location: Waterfowl Search

Details: Joe Hanfman, Recorder. Mist and drizzle during at least part of the trip. But a great sparrow!

[Webmaster comment: Red-throated Loon and Black Scoter weren't bad either.]

Number on trip: 14


(Numbers of individuals are shown if they were recorded.)

Clay-colored Sparrow

Photo of Clay-colored Sparrow by Richard Orr. Additional photos by Kevin Heffernan on Photo Page

Centennial Park

  • Canada Goose: 25
  • Mallard: 8
  • Pied-billed Grebe: 1
  • Great Egret: 1
  • Black Vulture: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Ring-billed Gull: 1
  • Mourning Dove: 6
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1
  • Red-bellied Woodpecker: 1
  • Downy Woodpecker: 1
  • Blue Jay: 6
  • American Crow: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 2
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • Carolina Wren: 1
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet: 2
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 3
  • American Robin: 60
  • Northern Mockingbird: 1
  • European Starling: 20
  • Cedar Waxwing: 30
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 1
  • White-throated Sparrow: 4
  • Dark-eyed Junco: 6
  • Northern Cardinal: 8
  • House Finch: 2


Meadowbrook Park

  • Northern Flicker: 1
  • Carolina Chickadee: 2
  • Tufted Titmouse: 1
  • American Robin: 20
  • Northern Mockingbird: 3
  • Clay-colored Sparrow: 1
  • Field Sparrow: 2
  • Song Sparrow: 3
  • Swamp Sparrow: 2
  • White-throated Sparrow: 6
  • Northern Cardinal: 4
  • House Finch: 2
  • American Goldfinch: 8

Triadelphia Reservoir (Brighton Dam)

  • Black Scoter: 2
  • Ruddy Duck: 6
  • Red-throated Loon: 1
  • Common Loon: 3
  • Horned Grebe: 3
  • Osprey: 1
  • Bald Eagle: 1
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk: 1
  • Red-shouldered Hawk: 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 1
  • Belted Kingfisher: 1
  • Blue Jay: 6
  • American Crow: 1
  • American Robin: 12